Senior Reese Berry performs a breaststroke at the Kirkwood Quad. At the meet, she placed first in the 100-meter breaststroke. “I was very excited to swim in this specific meet because we were going against hard competition, but going this hard at these meets will end up to my injury.”

Varsity swimmer senior Reese Berry fights off injury bug ahead of college career

Eli Fassler, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Facing a major setback due to a shoulder injury, senior Reese Berry can do little to prepare for her college swim season at Loyola University New Orleans. Nevertheless, to stay in shape she participates...

Senior Sophie Vietor practices her dive at swim practice. As a sprinter, the beginning of a race is important.

Sophie Vietor breaks one minute in the 100 yard freestyle

Maria Newton, Staff Writer January 19, 2018

Senior Sophie Vietor broke one minute in the 100 yard freestyle at the Kirkwood Invite on Jan. 12 and 13 for girls swimming in her second year of being on the team. Breaking a minute in the 100 yard freestyle...

Completing the breast stroke with a PR of 1:19, sophomore Natalie Butler swims at conference at Ladue High School.

Winter sports seasons to start in November

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer November 4, 2016

November: a month that gives us Thanksgiving break, Election Day and the start of winter sports. With fall sports wrapping up, winter sports athletes are preparing for their upcoming seasons in basketball,...

Senior Irene Frederick runs through her teammates' tunnel of kick boards in celebration of senior night.

Girls Swim and Dive celebrates seniors

Gwenn Pietrowski, Staff Writer February 6, 2016
Thursday, Feb. 4, students and parents piled into the stands to watch the girls swim meet against Rockwood Summit at their senior night.
The team completes a free style set; each lane making their way through the workout at their own pace.

Girls Swim and Dive preview

Allie Collins, Staff Writer December 1, 2015
Averaging about 6,000 yards a day and putting in over 12 hours of practice time each week, members of the girls swim team began their season Nov. 10.
Junior Kristen Petersen swimming the backstroke on Dec. 19. The meet was held at Parkway North High School.

Girls swimming continuing success

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor January 23, 2015
With 12 state titles and 25 girls, the girls swim team is planning to continue their success this season.
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